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Ridgeriders

Phil Beer, Ashley Hutchings & Chris While: Ridgeriders (Talking Elephant TECD018)

“Ridgeriders”
Songs of the Southern English Landscape
from the Television Series
Phil Beer, Ashley Hutchings & Chris While
with the Albion Band and Julie Matthews

HTD Records HTD CD 103 (CD, UK, September 1999)
Talking Elephant TECD018 (CD, UK, 27 July 2001)

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Recorded at Tone Deaf Studios, Preston, and at Central Studios, Southport, in 1999;
Close Your Eyes recorded at Courtyard Studios in 1995 and previously released on Albion Heart;
Engineered by Ken Nicol;
except for tracks 1, 3, 10 & 12, engineered and mixed by Julie Matthews;
Executive producer: Ashley Hutchings;
Mastered by Andy Seward;
Photography by Jeff Wright

Musicians

Phil Beer, vocals, acoustic guitar, slide guitar, mandocello, fiddle, mandolin;
Chris While, vocals, acoustic guitar;
Ashley Hutchings, vocals, acoustic bass, electric bass

with
Joe Broughton, fiddle, mandolin;
Neil Marshall, drums, percussion;
Julie Matthews, keyboards, backing vocals;
Ken Nicol, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, backing vocals;
Simon Nicol, acoustic guitar on Close Your Eyes

Tracks

  1. Shapes of the Landscape (2.22)
  2. The Work of the Devil (2.10)
  3. Along the Downs (2.29)
  4. The Drover's Song (2.03)
  5. Turnpike Reel (2.15)
  6. Close Your Eyes (3.11)
  7. Low Southern Slopes (1.54)
  8. What Celia Sees (2.43)
  9. Never Without a Thief or Twain (2.12)
  10. Along the Pilgrim's Way (3.59)
  11. Michael Morey's Hump (1.57)
  12. Mossing We'll Go (2.43)
  13. Up on the Ridgeway (2.24)
  14. Smugglers Road (2.58)
  15. Betteshanger Treasure (2.38)
  16. Dorset Cursus (3.41)

Tracks 1, 6, 8, 12, 14, 16 Ashley Hutchings, Chris While;
Tracks 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15 Phil Beer, Ashley Hutchings;
Track 3 Ashley Hutchings;
Track 10 Ashley Hutchings, Chris While


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Ridgeriders in Concert

Phil Beer, Ashley Hutchings & Chris While: Ridgeriders in Concert (Talking Elephant TECD035)

“Ridgeriders” in Concert
Songs of the Southern English Landscape
from the Television Series
Phil Beer, Ashley Hutchings & Chris While

Talking Elephant TECD035 (CD, UK, 26 November 2001)

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Live recorded by Will Thomas on a short concert tour in 2001. Each performance featured Ridgeriders songs, stories and anecdotes;
Design by Malcolm Holmes;
Photography by Jeff Wright

Musicians

Phil Beer, vocals, fiddle, acoustic guitar, mandolin, mandocello;
Ashley Hutchings, vocals, acoustic bass guitar;
Chris While, vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion

Tracks

  1. Shapes of the Landscape (2.37)
  2. Row of Pines (3.47)
  3. The Cursus at Bignor (2.00)
  4. Mossing We'll Go (3.04)
  5. Tan Hill Fair (4.12)
  6. All-Seeing Stour (3.42)
  7. What Celia Sees (3.26)
  8. Rosa (3.12)
  9. I Am a Humble Bridge (3.28)
  10. Close Your Eyes (2.54)
  11. Robber's Roost (3.24)
  12. Smugglers Road (2.01)
  13. Michael Morey's Hump (2.22)
  14. To Be a Pilgrim (3.02)
  15. Along the Pilgrim's Way (3.42)
  16. Up the Crooked Spire / General Ward (5.09)
  17. Ill Omens (5.39)
  18. High and Wild Places (4.31)

Tracks 1, 2, 4-5, 7, 9-10, 12, 17-18 Ashley Hutchings, Chris While;
Tracks 3, 6, 11, 13 Phil Beer, Ashley Hutchings;
Track 8 Phil Beer;
Track 15 John Bunyan / trad.;
Track 15 Ashley Hutchings, Chris While;
Track 16a Hinchliffe, 16b Burgess

Note;

Another live version of Robber's Roost can be found on the charity compilation Heart of England Vol. 2.